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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 5, Issue 9, Part B (2019)

Effectiveness of educational intervention programme on knowledge regarding self care management among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Author(s)
Pratibha Thakur, Jasvinder Kaur Saini and Libin Joseph
Abstract
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for conditions refers to several disorder that effect the movement of air in and out of the lungs. COPD can occur as a result of increased airway resistance secondary to bronchial mucosal edema or smooth muscle contraction. The study was aimed to find out the knowledge regarding self care management among patients with COPD.A quantitative research approach with Pre-experimental study design was used to assess the knowledge regarding self-care management among patients with COPD at pulmonary ward. The universe of the study population comprised total of fifty COPD Patients were selected by purposive sampling technique. Knowledge questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge regarding self-care management among COPD patients. The result of the study showed that Majority of the patients 60% were having poor knowledge and 40% of the patients were having average Knowledge, After Giving educational interventional programme Majority of the patients 56% were having average Knowledge and 44%of the patients were having good knowledge. Educational intervention programme will promote the knowledge of patients. Educating the patients with COPD about self-care management will help to prevent the progression of COPD.
Pages: 112-115  |  20 Views  1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Pratibha Thakur, Jasvinder Kaur Saini and Libin Joseph. Effectiveness of educational intervention programme on knowledge regarding self care management among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. International Journal of Applied Research. 2019; 5(9): 112-115.
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